School Districts

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North Texas School Security Being Evaluated

North Texas parents and students may see more police officers near school campuses following last Friday’s mass shooting inside an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.

CBS 11–12/17/2012

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Expert Says Texas Standardized Test Isn’t Too Hard

A state expert denied Monday that Texas made its latest standardized test too difficult, saying such exams have always gotten harder but that students still tend to improve their scores over time.



Wealthy North Texas Districts Sue Over School Finance

A coalition of about 120 property wealthy Texas school districts filed a lawsuit against the state Friday, alleging that its system of paying for public education is inadequate and unconstitutional.


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Irving ISD Educators Trying To Do More With Less

The 2011-2012 school year is about a week away. But how prepared are schools and teachers, when it comes to providing an adequate education for your children?


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Texas Legislators Still In An Education Funding Battle

It’s the 11th hour for school education funding in Texas. Legislators have a self-imposed 5 p.m. Friday deadline to work out differences between House and Senate funding bills.


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Schools Say They May Sue To Get Money For Students

Trustees from four North Texas school districts hint they’ll do whatever it takes— even suing the state if necessary— to get the money they say they need for their students.